Dewani loses appeal against extradition

2014-01-31 12:44
Shrien Dewani (Picture: AFP)

Shrien Dewani (Picture: AFP)

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London - Murder suspect Shrien Dewani has lost his bid to block his extradition to South Africa, where he's accused of arranging the murder of his new wife, Anni, during a honeymoon trip to Cape Town in 2010.

The case has drawn attention in both countries, and has been dragged out by legal wrangling in Britain over whether Dewani is fit to be removed from the country.

Dewani denies the charges, and his lawyers argue that he suffers post-traumatic stress and depression and should not be extradited.

Britain's high court on Friday approved Dewani's removal so long as South African authorities could give a guarantee as to how long he would be kept there without trial.

The court had been told the South Africans were willing to do so.

Read more on:    anni dewani  |  shrien dewani  |  cape town  |  honeymoon hijacking
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